REVIEW: Creative Writing For Beginners; Burnley College

Creative Burnley people can let their imaginations soar thanks to a new series of writing workshops.

The successful Unity College athletes.

Young Unity athletes sweep Burnley Schools awards

Sweeping the awards at the Burnley Schools Athletics meet, the Year 7 and Year 8 students at a local secondary school have been praised by their teachers as "credits to the school."

The Bishop of Burnley is pictured with pupils (from left to right)  Jack Coyle, Joseph Goldsworthy,  Ellie-Sam Allum and Erin Whitaker.

Bishop was VIP guest at special occasion for Burnley pupils

Proud parents, teachers and friends gathered for a very special occasion at Burnley's Holy Trinity Primary School.

Associate director Alex Summers. (s)

Lancashire Police spotlight child grooming in new theatre resource

Lancashire Police are using the power of theatre to highlight the dangers of child grooming.

Pupils Liam Neville (10) Freddie Whitfield (10) Katrina Stevenson (8) UCLan MBA student Ben Tsui, Matilda Farrar-Davies (6) Rogue Wilson (6) and Evie Mitchell (10)

Double-decker bus starts new chapter as Burnley school library

When you think of children reading at school, sitting on a double-decker would not be your first choice of location.

The top class football team of 1977 from St John's Cof E Primary School in Cliviger pose proudly for a picture with teacher Mr Joe Sellars.

Flashback to some young talent of the 1970s on the eve of the World Cup

They may not be World Cup standard but this beaming team of young football players looked like winners back in 1977.

Members of the band Pendlekraft which is planning a reunion gig 25 years after it split.

Band set to reunite 25 years after split

A band, made up of students and teachers from the same Burnley high school, is planning a reunion gig 25 years after it split.
The Brownies and their leaders take a break to pose for a picture during their day out at Ski Rossendale

Brownies enjoy a day on the slopes in the sun

Brownies from across Burnley enjoyed a day out at Ski Rossendale.
The aim of the Give Up Loving Pop (GULP) campaign is to get more kids active  and to rehydrate with healthy drinks such as water or low-fat milk.

Lancashire's football clubs unite to tackle sugary drinks head-on

Three football clubs in Lancashire – including Preston North End – have teamed up with community organisations and the county council to bring an end to sugary drinks and encourage physical activity. TOM EARNSHAW reports.
Lantern making

A taste of the East comes to Burnley uni campus

Burnley youngsters and their parents have been given a taste of the East thanks to the University of Central Lancashire’s Confucius Institute.

The Unity College students with their DoE awards.

Burnley students celebrate Bronze Duke of Edinburgh Award

Almost 30 students from a Burnley school have celebrated completing their Bronze Duke of Edinburgh Award, with the pupils embracing a range of activities and volunteering opportunities.

A series of adult courses are being launched at Burnley College.

Launch of college courses show it is never too late to go back to the classroom

If you ever regretted not working harder at school Burnley College is offering the chance to roll back the years.

Some of the students involved with the mentoring programme at Blessed Trinity RC College, Burnley.

Burnley students are ambassadors for school and younger pupils

Year Nine students at Blessed Trinity RC College in Burnley have been raising the aspirations of the younger students at the school.

The Platform Gallery where the exhibition is being held.

Specialist school pupils' works of art

Students from a specialist school are exhibiting their works of art in a local gallery this weekend.

Drama teacher Russell Lane was one of the guests at the Royal garden party at Buckingham Palace.

Burnley teacher is honoured guest at Royal garden party

A Burnley teacher rubbed shoulders with the Royal family this week when he was invited to the annual garden party at Buckingham Palace.

Let the fund raising begin! Campaigners  (from left to right)  Elizabeth Clayton, Mary Fleming and Sarah Ingham are hoping the public will  back their drive to raise 3,000 for the final trip for Hameldon Community College pupils.

Campaign launched to fund day to remember for Burnley schoolchildren

A campaign has been launched this week to raise £3,000 to fund a trip for children whose school is set to close.


Burnley headteacher responds to teacher's indecent images court appearance

The headteacher of a Burnley primary school has moved to reassure parents after one of her teachers pleaded guilty in court to possessing indecent images of children.
William Dance, PhD student and associate lecturer at Lancaster University

Why William is tracking fake news

A Lancashire researcher is hot on the trail of fake news, all in the name of work.
Kara with two of her classmates and Chris Whittaker (right), the school's Assistant Headteacher.

Coal Clough student overcomes anxiety to flourish at "amazing" school

Moving schools can be a traumatic experience for any student, let alone for a teenager who has suffered with severe anxiety. But for a Burnley 16-year-old, a move to Coal Clough Academy has been simply "amazing".
Sophie Guppy being presented with her certificate from Explore Learning.

Young Burnley author claims regional award for her heroic story

A budding 11-year-old scribe from a primary school in Burnley has claimed a regional award for her story ‘The Rescused Horse!’, based on this year’s theme of ‘heroes’.
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